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View in Spanish: Hiperuricemia

Hyperuricemia (HY-per-yur-ih-SEE-mee-uh)
A buildup of uric acid (a byproduct of metabolism) in the blood. Hyperuricemia is a side effect of some anticancer drugs.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.